Mayagüez, PR
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
67
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 15
fall application deadline
81%
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Applied Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [biophysical chemistry]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [chemistry of materials]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [environmental chemistry]
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 1
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • Doctoral Degrees 1 Foreign Language, Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

81% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 11
    • Accepted 9
    • Acceptance Rate 81
    • Enrolled 6
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $25
    • Application Fee - International $25
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline February 15th February 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline September 15th September 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test or minimum GPA of 2.0, BS in chemistry or the equivalent; minimum GPA of 2.8
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test or minimum GPA of 2.0
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesNot Reported

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students67
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students67
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino78%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian0%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student22%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty18
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage44%
    • Male Percentage56%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSynthesis of heterocyclic moieties, protein structure and function, chemistry of explosives, bio-nanocomposites, process analytical technology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Chemistry

College of Arts and Sciences
University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez

PO Box 9000
Mayagüez, PR 00681-9000
United States

Mr. Enrique Meléndez

Director

Phone: 787-832-4040 ext. 3122
Fax: 787-265-3849
Email: enrique.melendez@upr.edu

Ms. Francheska Becerra

Graduate Student Affairs Officer

Phone: 787-832-4040 ext. 2434
Fax: 787-265-3849
Email: graduatechem@uprm.edu


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